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nevada and is a gun owner, obviously it's hard for him but he's not up for re-election for four years and that if he runs again. there are many democrats up in 2014 from pro gun states who will be really vulnerable voting on something an assault weapons ban. i think what -- sort of a back door escape for the senate will be to put this pressure on the floor that would allow for an assault weapons ban but leave it open to amendment, in other words, it could be weakened easily by other amendments on the floor. it will kind of give cover to democrats who will be vulnerable from this, but the ultimate result will be, i think, just universal background checks. that's the maximum you're going to see here just for political reasons. and i think that even if the future, it's going to be hard, even if the congress is democratic on both sides because democrats are vulnerable on this issue as well as republicans. >> our power panel, thanks for being patient where me. i appreciate it. i appreciate your time. of course, we are following this breaking news elsewhere today coming out of massachusetts
. that the to say, that the various members of congress in the states that, the west virginia, virginia, nevada wherever you go, i think that the poll may reflect that the majority of americans do not in fact want to step in the way of some gun control problems. but, i any when you get out there in the red states, as you point out, it's a different matter, and i think when it gets to congress, that will stymie many of the reforms that are predicted. >> no less than former president bill clinton addressed this last weekend in a gathering of obama donors saying that folks in red states have a different attitude toward this. he thinks that democrats that have that constituent base will be in trouble. and president clinton pointed out that the intensity gun rights owners and second amendment advocates is higher than among gun control advocates. >> the other point though is that we can acknowledge the people have different relationships with guns while they are still pushing for gun safety legislation. there's a movement that is around gun safety, specifically a as a result of the reaction to newtow
for com prehundredsive immigration reform and he'll do that tuesday in nevada where the white houses president obama will double down on proposals that he's supported since taking office with the hope that this time the appetite on the hill is a little more hungry for change. >> what has been absent in the time he's put those principles forward has been the willingness by republicans to move forward with comprehensive immigration reform and what he hopes is that dynamic has changed. >> joining me now from the white house, white house correspondent, kristin welker, the president expected to give us the contours of a plan tuesday in las vegas. at this point do we have any idea what it will look like? >> craig, good afternoon. i think you will hear president obama unveil his vision for comprehensive immigration reform and i don't think it will be widely different from what he's talked about. in the past, remember, this is something he's been talking about since 2008 when he first ran for president. now it looks like he may have more support after they lost the latino vote so largely dur
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